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· December, 2006

Stories about Women & Gender from December, 2006

7 December 2006

Africa: women are reshaping Africa

China: Beijing bloggers drop the ball?

There's been a lot of response to police in the southern city of Shenzhen‘s decision late last month to put two hundred men and women arrested in connection with prostitution...

4 December 2006

India: Dignity and Sanitary Napkins

Arabisc: Asian Games, Democracy and Models

Why was there no celebration of the Arab heritage in the opening of the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, and what is the relationship between democracy and models and why...

Guyana: Woman President in the Offing?

1 December 2006

Russia: Abortion Politics

In response to the grim economic situation, abortion was made legal in the Soviet Union in 1920. From 1936 to 1955 – under Joseph Stalin and until after his death...